Jurnee Smollett-Bell

2017-07-16T23:07:45+00:00

Jurnee Smollett-Bell Jurnee Smollett-Bell is an award-winning actress and activist of rare talent and conviction. She was most recently seen on NBC’s critically acclaimed series, Parenthood, for it’s 5th season and co-starring in HBO’s True Blood. Smollett-Bell was also seen in NBC’s Emmy Award Winning series, Friday Night Lights alongside Connie Britton and Kyle Chandler. She began her television acting career [...]

Jes Baker

2017-10-27T00:34:03+00:00

Jes Baker Jes Baker, the veteran blogger known as The Militant Baker, is a positive, progressive, and magnificently irreverent force to be reckoned within the realm of self-love advocacy and mental health. With nearly a quarter of a million social media followers, she has amassed a devout following because of her her dedication to shifting [...]

Dr. Maya Angelou

2017-06-04T12:29:59+00:00

Dr. Maya Angelou On May 28th, 2014 the world lost a true American hero, Dr. Maya Angelou. Dr. Angelou inspired thousands of lives through her poems, books, music, movies, and lectures. Although she may no longer be with us, her work and her legacy will continue to inspire others to fulfill their greatest potential and [...]

Kevin Roberts

2014-10-27T00:12:23+00:00

Kevin Roberts College is a hard time for anyone to try and be healthy. It's often difficult to eat right and exercise with such busy schedules. But, Kevin Roberts, "THE FOOD DUDE" wants to teach everyone how to do just that. Roberts mixes demonstrations, cooking, tasting, audience interaction and humorous anecdotes to expose the basics [...]

Stephanie Covington Armstrong

2017-10-10T20:55:03+00:00

Stephanie Covington Armstrong Stephanie Covington Armstrong is a playwright and screenwriter. Her memoir, Not All Black Girls Know How to Eat, vividly describes her struggle as a black women with bulimia. Her battle with an eating disorder takes a unique perspective as this disease is consistently portrayed as a white women's problem. This insightful and [...]

Jean Kilbourne

2017-10-27T00:18:13+00:00

Jean Kilbourne Jean Kilbourne is internationally known for her pioneering work on alcohol and tobacco advertising and the image of women in advertising. Through her illustrated lectures & her award-winning films and publications, Kilbourne explores the serious cumulative impact of advertising on individual attitudes, values, & behavior and on the society as a whole. With [...]